Daphna completed a B.A. degree in Biology from Stern Coillege in New York and pursued a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Hunter College, CUNY, in 1996. She practiced in New York City at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center for several years before moving to Montreal, Canada, studying advanced research methods at McGill University. She was recognized by the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec and practiced at McGill University Medical Center in Montreal.
5 years later, she settled in Northern California where she has dedicated herself to Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction ever since. Daphna developed the Pelvic Physical Therapy Program for the Alta Bates Summit Women's Health Center, in Lafayette, CA, where she worked as lead therapist for 8 years before opening up her own practice, Women's Health and Healing. She has offices in Oakland and Lafayette, CA. She holds dual board certifications as both a Women's Health Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and as a Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.
Daphna is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Women's Health Section, International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS).
She is committed to providing excellent care in a warm, nurturing environment and to being an inspiration to physical therapists and other healthcare professionals who are interested in learning about pelvic physical therapy.
In her free time, Daphna enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, snow skiing, water skiing, hiking, physical fitness, and reading